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Beth Israel Lahey Health Nursing Tech (Float Pool, 36hr, Night) in Needham, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Night (United States of America)

BID Needham will pay a $3,000 bonus (in two payments over 12 months) to hired candidates for this position. Candidates will receive $1,500 on the pay period following date of hire and another $1,500 once they reach twelve months of employment.

Important Details:

· Employees applying internally from within BID Needham or another BILH entity are not eligible for this signing bonus program.

· Re-hires may receive signing bonuses if they terminated their employment with BID Needham more than a year before new hire date. This includes students, volunteers and interns who have worked (paid or unpaid) at BID Needham.

· New employees must be in good standing at the bonus payout dates to receive payout.

· Candidates who are referred by a current employee will receive their bonus as part of the employee referral program.

· Bonus eligible jobs are subject to change based on the hospital's hiring needs and will be determined by Human Resources on an ongoing basis. HR reserves the right to change the bonus eligible jobs at any time. Additionally, all payouts are subject to standard state and federal tax withholdings and are processed through payroll.

Job Summary: Fully versed in all areas of department operations for both nursing unit(s) and emergency department, performs as a member of a team responsible for completing all tasks necessary for the smooth functioning of the department. Able to manage multiple clinical responsibilities which may include EKGs, phlebotomy, splinting, wound care, crutch walking, patient activities of daily living and post-mortem care. Provides assistance and support to the physicians and nurses as needed. Adheres to hospital policy regarding patient confidentiality. Exhibits a willingness and ability to communicate self as a caring and respectful person, capable of sensitively responding to patients' needs. This position deals with a patient population ranging in age from pediatric to geriatrics with surgical/medical clinical focus.

Essential Responsibilities:

Consistently demonstrates a familiarity with the duties required of both a nursing technician and an ED Tech and performs all duties accurately in accordance with departmental policies and procedures; readily observes or assists others to obtain further knowledge

Always follows the Nursing Care Plan; observes established policies and procedures for proper patient treatment and care

Establishes priorities in patient care and related assigned duties functioning in an organized manner. Completes all assignments in a timely, quality manner by the end of the shift.

Demonstrates responsibility for observation and application of sound judgment for patients' mental and physical condition and applies safety measures and restraints as necessary per Hospital Policy.

Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of safety policies and procedures; knows proper body mechanics.

Consistently provides care which demonstrates an understanding of the needs and age-related requirements of the pediatric to geriatric age groups.

Performs competently and safely in clinical tasks of EKGs, phlebotomy, wound care, splinting, crutch walking, patient activities of daily living and post-mortem care.

Performs lab testing, specimen collection, according to protocol and communicates results to the appropriate department personnel and documents in the medical record. Inclusive of Point of Care Testing.

Required Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED required. Vocational or Technical training in EMT, CNA, or Clinical Rotation for Nursing Students preferred.

Certificate 1 Basic Life Support required.

0-1 years related work experience required.

BLS Certification and First Aid Training required at hire or must complete within 30 days of hire.

Requirement for High School Diploma or GED may be substituted when applicant has equivalent related work experience.

Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Nursing Assistant Certification, prior LTAC or med/surg experience, EMT or completion of nursing clinical rotation.

MOAB training.


Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are based on specific instructions, standard practices and established procedures which generally require little or no supervision.

Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are routine, somewhat repetitive and generally solved by following clear directions and procedures and by identifying opportunities for process improvements.

Independence of Action: Ability to follow general instructions and procedures as provided. Work is monitored by supervisor/manager.

Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use them in routine situations. Specialized knowledge not required.

Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.

Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Age based Competencies:

Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Neonatal:Birth to 6 months, Youth: 6 months to 16 years, Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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